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Rumor Robert Plant Ripped Up $800 Million Contract Debunked

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment

A rumor that Robert Plant ripped up an $800 million contract offer to reunite Led Zeppelin has been called "rubbish" by Plant's publicist. As repor...

Hippie Blues: 45 Years of Led Zeppelin

John Covach | Posted 11.16.2014 | Arts
John Covach

It used to be said that somewhere in the world, at any given moment, "Stairway to Heaven" is playing on the radio.

Me and Mr. (and Mrs.) Jones -- Keeping Up the American Way

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Randee Mia Berman

Keeping up with the Joneses is supposedly as American as July 4 and apple pie. But it wasn't something I ever worried about, especially since: a) I'...

The John Paul Jones Group

Francis Levy | Posted 06.03.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

There are of course famous companies that are called groups. You have The Carlyle Group, a hugely successful asset management firm. The Group was also...

Mo Foster Authors the History of British Rock Guitar

Tom Semioli | Posted 05.12.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

From the Baby Boomers who experienced the British Invasion firsthand to the scores of alienated youth who found salvation in the sounds of Robert Smith's Fender Jazzmaster -- some of us owe our lives, for better or worse, to British rock guitar.

2012 Kennedy Center Honors: Why It Took So Long for the Experts to "Get" Led Zeppelin

Rob Asghar | Posted 02.19.2013 | Arts
Rob Asghar

Rock critics could more easily identify with dweebs and geeks than with rock gods. Yet many young dweebs, like myself, looked to Zeppelin as the heroes that we wished we were and hoped we could be.

Bonnaroo Flashback and Preview: John Paul Jones + Ben Harper + Questlove 2007 Jam (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Like a comet, The Roots orbit Planet 'Roo in nearly five-year intervals, from the festival's second year ('03), through its middle ('07) and, if the cosmic doomsayers are correct about 2012, its end.

Jimmy V, Elizabeth, Aretha & The Economics of Cancer

Don McNay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

We have become a nation where our leaders can throw billions at places like Goldman Sachs, which does nothing to touch the lives of average Americans, but underfund the war against cancer, which touches almost every family.

ACL 2009 Festival Highlights: Them Crooked Vultures, Dirty Projectors, Bon Iver, Pearl Jam and More

Stephanie Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

Three days, 130 bands, eight stages. Downpours and all, there was no shortage of enjoyed spectacle and divine sounds over the weekend at the Austin City Limits Festival.

HuffPost Reviews: Leonard Cohen - Live In London / Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz! / Nickel Creek's Sara Watkins - Sara Watkins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Leonard's voice really has grown better over the years, Yeah Yeah's new album is 42 minutes of electronically retro-licious pop, and Sara Watkins is as a serious lyricist with a mission.

Led Zeppelin Set To Confirm Reunion

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Rock group Led Zeppelin are expected to announce a one-off reunion concert at a press conference on Wednesday. Singer Robert Plant, guitarist Jimmy P...